13 days in Egypt Itinerary

13 days in Egypt Itinerary

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13 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Manchester
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  10 h 15 min
1
Dahab
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Train:  5 h 30 min
3
Kom Ombo
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
4
Luxor
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
5
Hurghada
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): trot along with a tour on horseback and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY, get outside with Three Pools, and then head outdoors with Blue Lagoon.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dahab trip itinerary builder.

Manchester, UK to Dahab is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Dahab due to the time zone difference. In April, Dahab is much warmer than Manchester - with highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Three Pools ©
Three Pools
Horseback Riding Tours

3
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Fishing Charters & Tours. Visit Mangrove Beach and Shark's Bay Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, and soak in style at Turkish baths.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kom Ombo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Kom Ombo

Kom Ombo ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Temple of Kom Ombo.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Kom Ombo itinerary tool .

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Kom Ombo by combination of flight and train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in April, expect nights in Kom Ombo to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 42°C. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Luxor.

Things to do in Kom Ombo

Historic Sites
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Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo

3
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Medinet Habu and Tomb of Sennedjem. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tomb of Merenptah and Tomb of Amonherkhopeshef. And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, delve into the distant past at Temple of Amun, and stop by Habiba Gallery.

Make your Luxor itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by train from Kom Ombo to Luxor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Luxor are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

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Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Tomb of Merenptah
Tomb of Merenptah
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

3
nights
Hurghada

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mosque El Mina Masjid and Selkhet Papyrus. Get in touch with nature at Parasailing & Paragliding and Dream Beach. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Careless Reef, take a stroll through El Dahar, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda, and see the vivid underwater world at Omo Gamaar.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hurghada online sightseeing planner .

Take a bus from Luxor to Hurghada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Luxor in April, you will find days in Hurghada are little chillier (37°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hurghada

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Careless Reef ©
Careless Reef
Turkish Baths

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